Italian immigrants in New Orleans were from Sicily and started to arrive in large numbers in the 1880s to escape a homeland that had fallen into a corrupt, dangerous, and unlawful state. They arrived in a city where previous Italian immigrants had established a decent-sized community, dating back to the French era. In
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As the three Italian specialties most children crave are pizza, a meatball sandwich (panini) and ice cream, why not set out on a family trip that encompasses all three?